Tips for tourists in Ireland.



  1. Ireland is not that big. 2 weeks should be adequate.


2. Sites. Dublin. Castle. St James Gate Brewery. National Gallery, Writers’ Museum, Madame Tussaud’s. Cathedrals. Temple Bar. music pubs.  Kilmainham Gaol.

Belfast. City Hall. Cathedrals.

Giant’s Causeway. Antrim coast.

Cliffs of Moher.

Cork – prison. Gallery. English market. gorgeous streets. Blarney castle.

coast. Kinsale. restaurants.

Rock of Cashel.

Kilkenny castle.

stately homes

activities – golf, riding, sailing, cycling, walking. beaches.



3. Good transport in Dublin and Belfast. car for countryside.


4. Not cheap.

camping. youth hostels.


5. Great tours. Paddywagon. Paddy palace.


6. July and August is manic.

It rains rest of year. Spike at Xmas and Patrick’s day

Paddy’s Day not as extravagant as in USA.


7. Festivals.

Lisdoonvarna  – marriage festival. film with Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore.

Kilkenny comedy festival

west belfast festival

marching season in NI. 12 July

Races. Galway, Leopardstown,

Dublin Horse Show.






About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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